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Moissanite jewelry and moissanite engagement rings have been gaining popularity with fine jewelry lovers around the world. Millenial consumers in particular are enjoying this affordable alternative to mined diamonds. There has been a steady increase in the number of young couples are opting for ethnical moissanite stones as their center stone in engagement rings as well. Some people looking for jewelry are still curious as to what a moissanite stone actually is. We’ve outlined everything you need to know about moissanite’s composition below.
What Material Is Moissanite Made of?
Moissanite is made of the mineral silicon carbide. Similar to diamonds due to its material; strong covalent bonding holds the crystalline structure together. Moissanite is very hard and able to withstand high pressure and temperatures. This is why it is a great diamond alternative because it is hard and durable just like a natural mined diamond.
How Durable Is Moissanite?
Moissanite is one of the hardest gemstones that we have on the planet. It is right below a diamonds in scale of durability. Moissanite can withstand daily wear and and is highly resistant to scratching or breaking, ranking at 9.25 out of 10 on the Mohs scale.
Why Should I Buy Moissanite?
Moissanite is a great alternative to costly natural diamond jewelry. Moissanite jewelry is ideal for use in any type of jewelry and can meet your budget. Gemorie’s GEMODA moissanite line offers every style jewelry to match your unique preferences and style. Due to its durability and refractive beauty, moissanite sparkles under light just as beautiful as a diamond. Moissanite is an ethnically sourced diamond alternative suitable for everyone on any type of budget.
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